Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of Home Construction & Improvement.

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DEWALT Announces 20V XR 1/2″ Mid-Range Impact Wrench with TOOL CONNECT

DEWALT® Debuts TOOL CONNECT™ 20V MAX* XR® 1/2″ Mid-Range Impact Wrench TOWSON, MD (January 14, 2019) – DEWALT adds to its growing line of 20V MAX* tools with the XR® 1/2″ Mid-Range Impact Wrench featuring the TOOL CONNECT™ system (DCF896). The TOOL CONNECT™ system allows for tool control through its PRECISION WRENCH™ and PRECISION TAP™ […]

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DEWALT Announces Fully-Automatic Powder-Actuated Tool

DEWALT Announces DFD270 Powder-Actuated Tool TOWSON, MD (January 16, 2019) – DEWALT announces the new Fully-Automatic .27 Caliber Powder-Actuated Tool (DFD270). The launch of the new Powder-Actuated Tool is supported with a compatible line of newly-designed and independently-tested CSI (Concrete, Steel, & I-Beam) fasteners. This combination of tool and fasteners is the DEWALT premium, low-velocity […]

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Milwaukee Adds New Shockwave Bits with Lifetime Tip Warranty

Milwaukee® Adds New Bits to Shockwave™ Line with Lifetime Tip Warranty MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to re-define extreme driver bit performance and wear resistance with the introduction of SHOCKWAVE™ MATRIX CARBIDE, a new line of premium driver bits backed by a Lifetime Tip Warranty. “When Milwaukee introduced SHOCKWAVE™ in 2009, the innovative shock […]

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Milwaukee Introduces M18 SWITCH TANK System

The Industry’s First Interchangeable Sprayer and Water Supply System MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool is once again delivering unrivaled productivity to the professional trades with the introduction of the industry’s first interchangeable tank solution, the M18™ SWITCH TANK™ Interchangeable Sprayer and Water Supply System. Core to the new system is the M18™ SWITCH TANK™ Powered […]

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RIDGID 10 Inch Sliding Miter Saw R4210 Review

RIDGID 10 Inch Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw 10 inch dual bevel miter saws fill a huge percentage of job site miter saws. RIDGID recently released a new 10″ dual bevel sliding miter saw which replaces an older model MS255SR. This is a completely new design that features an impressive 0-70° left and right miter […]

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Milwaukee Introduces New M18 SDS Max Rotary Hammer

Milwaukee® Announces Its Fastest Drilling, Hardest Hitting SDS Max Rotary Hammer MILWAUKEE, WI- Unwavering in their dedication to delivering productivity-enhancing solutions that provide the right blend of power, run-time, and performance, Milwaukee Tool is proud to announce its fastest drilling and hardest hitting SDS Max rotary hammer yet. The M18 FUEL™ 1-3/4” Rotary Hammer w/ […]

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Empire Level Upgrades Rafter, Framing and Combination Squares

New Squares from Empire Level MUKWONAGO, WI – Committed to developing layout and measurement solutions that provide trusted accuracy from project planning through project finish, Empire Level is proud to introduce the next generation of its industry-leading TRUE BLUE® Rafter, Framing, and Combination squares. The new squares are designed with an array of best-in-class enhancements, […]

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Hilti Innovation 2018 – New Product Releases

Hilti Product Releases Last week I traveled down to Plano Texas to the US Headquarters of Hilti. Tabbed as Hilti Innovation 2018 the media event gave editors a hands on showcase of quite a few new products for 2018. The new line of tools included a wide array of products from tool tracking, cordless tools, […]

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Cordless Jobsite Table Saw Head-To-Head

Cordless Table Saw – DEWALT vs. Milwaukee We recently tested portable job-site table saws in our Head-T0-Head to determine the Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw, however we excluded the cordless saws. In this head-to-head we’re pitting the two current cordless table saws against each other. The DEWALT 60V FlexVolt DCS7485T1 8-1/4″ against the Milwaukee M18 […]

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New DEWALT Cordless Woodworking Tools

DEWALT® Announces New Cordless Woodworking Tools TOWSON, MD (August 27, 2018) – DEWALT announces the new 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 5-inch Random Orbit Sander (DCW210), 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Jigsaw (DCS334), and 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Router (DCW600), three new cordless woodworking tools for professional cabinet makers and installers, trim carpenters, builders and remodelers, residential […]

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